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Shoulder Trauma Injuries Treatment

The shoulders have two joints on each side and many moving components that all function together for optimum arm movement. When trauma affects the shoulder, it can result in broken bones, torn tendons, cartilage damage, nerve compression and much more. At Jonathan L. Glashow, MD orthopedic surgery and sports injury center, we offer advanced shoulder trauma injuries treatment to restore arm function after an accident at our Miami, FL, clinic.

Shoulder trauma injuries can happen in a fraction of a second. Falling from a bicycle onto your shoulder, car wrecks, sports injuries and even simply falling on an outstretched arm can result in serious shoulder injuries. Ligaments, tendons, bones and other components within the shoulder structure can be damaged, resulting in pain and dysfunction. It is important to receive immediate care for shoulder injuries to ensure the best possible recovery.

Emergency Medical Care for Trauma Shoulder Injuries

The intricate structure of the shoulder is susceptible to damage from a wide variety of trauma injuries. While repetitive use injuries can slowly damage the shoulder components, trauma injuries cause immediate pain and dysfunction. Some of the possible shoulder injuries that may need emergency medical care include:

  • Humerus or glenoid fractures
  • Shoulder joint dislocation injuries
  • Torn shoulder tendons or rotator cuff
  • Torn pectoral/biceps/triceps tendons/muscles

Shoulder trauma injuries may need immediate treatment to improve the possibility of restoring full function. While emergency rooms can provide some medical care for shoulder trauma, complex injuries require a shoulder or orthopedic specialist. Jonathan L. Glashow, MD and our orthopedic team are available to take your call 24 hours a day if you require shoulder trauma treatment or surgery in the Miami area.

Miami Shoulder Sports Injuries

Dr. Glashow is one of the top sports medicine physicians and shoulder specialists in the country. He has worked with many professional athletes with shoulder trauma injuries that required immediate surgery or other treatments. If you have a shoulder trauma or sports injury and want the best care possible, contact our team at Jonathan L. Glashow, MD sports injury center in Miami.

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